South-East leaders meet Buhari, presents regions’ grievances
14 October 2017 | 12:00 pm
South-East leaders meet Buhari, presents regions' grievances.
Nigerian security forces have arrested three men accused of taking part in a mass abduction on Bethel Baptist High School in July. Gunmen kidnapped 121 students who were asleep in their dorm rooms. The attack took place just outside the city of Kaduna in the north-west of the country. One hundred teens have since managed to escape or were freed, but twenty-one are still unaccounted for.
The fundamentalist group, which now rules Afghanistan, put the bodies on display to deter others. The move comes after a Taliban founder said executions and amputations will return.
African leaders have urged for global solidarity in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic at this year's UN General Assembly.
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Gunmen have killed dozens of people in two separate attacks in Nigeria. Villagers in Kaduna and security forces in Sokoto state have fallen victim to suspected islamists and criminal gangs. Also on the show: In an industry dominated by men, we bring you a report on the women workers changing the landscape of the Central African Republic. Finally, we take a look at one of Libya's cultural jewels: Leptis Magna. An archeological site shunned by tourists due to the country's insecurity.
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Governments are moving to limit the fallout from a release of millions of documents detailing how leaders have used offshore tax havens to stash assets worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Some 35 current and former leaders are featured in roughly 11.9 million documents leaked from financial services companies across the world.
Heavily armed gangs have been stepping up raids on schools and villages in northwestern Nigeria, often taking hostages for ransom.
For climate activist Greta Thunberg, success at the upcoming U.N. climate conference will come only if world leaders honestly admit that their action is not living up to their words. The summit, taking place next month in Glasgow, Scotland, aims to secure pledges by the world's nations to limit the global temperature from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial average. "We are so, so far behind what would be needed," the 18-year-old told Reuters in an interview at the kitchen table of her two-bedroom Stockholm apartment on October 6, after returning home from high school.
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